Originally form Vrede in the Free State, David moved to Johannesburg to pursue his acting career. He received four-year Stage and Film Training at PALI (Performing Arts and Lifestyle Institution). David is an avid stage and theatre performer making his debut in Paulus followed by Samurai. He has performed in Pick One (Theatr Uncut), Vaselinetjie, ‘n Tyd om lief te hê at the Foxwood Theatre, Nag van Legio, Hardloop Dominee at the Pierneef and Breytenbach Theatres, Monophobia, No Service Please, We’re South African!, at the Pretoria State Theatre as well as The Seagull. He has graced the stages of all major art festivals in South Africa. He is well known for the loved character, Petrus Steyn, on kykNET’s Villa Rosa. Other television credits include 7de Laan and Hillside. Movie roles in films such as Modder en Bloed, Wolwedans in die Skemer, Rowwe Diamante, Forsaken, the short film Vuilwasgoed and full feature Sy Klink Soos Lente. David’s passion for behind the scene work also led to him now owning a theatre production company called Theatre Bakery and through his company directed and performed in Pandora se Boks, a touring theatre show.